Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Samsung Galaxy S7
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G930FHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1863, A1905
  TD-SCDMACDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1863
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G930FLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - A1863, A1905
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRSYestextYes
EDGEYesYes
Release date
First presented2016, February 2017, September
StatusAvailable. Released 2016, MarchSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2017, September
Size and Dimensions
Measurements142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)
Weight152 g (5.36 oz)202 g (7.13 oz)
DesignCorning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Nano-SIM
 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - resistable to water and dust from 1,5 meter and higher for 30 minutes- IP67 certified - resistible to water and dust- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
 - Always-on display- TouchWiz UI- Wide color gamut display- 3D Touch display & home button- True-tone display
System and processor information
OSAndroid OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)iOS 11
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 8890 OctaApple A11 Bionic
Central processing unitDual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz KryoQuad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processing unitAdreno 530Mali-T880 MP12Apple Graphics processing unit (three-core graphics)
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardmicroSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model No
Built-in 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB 3 GB RAM 64/256 GB
Camera
Primary12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, quality controlDual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Features1/2.6" sensor size, 1.4 ľm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama1/3" sensor size @ 28mm, 1/3.6" sensor size @ 56mm, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., quality control2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Secondary5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Main speaker
3.5mm jack
 - 24-bit/192kHz audio- noise cancellation feature- Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYesYes (Apple Pay only)
RadioNo No
USBmicroUSB v2.0, USB Host3.0, reversible connector
Features
SensorsFingerprint recognition, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2Fingerprint recognition (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IMiMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5 HTML5 (Safari)
JavaNoNo
 - quick battery charge: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)- Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) - market dependent- ANT+ support- S-Voice dictation and cammands recognition- OneDrive (115 GB online storage)- noise cancellation feature- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor- quick battery charge: 50% in 30 min- Qi wireless charging- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player- MP4/H.264 player- Audio/video/photo editor- Document editor
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion 3000 mAh batteryBuilt-in Li-Ion 2675 mAh battery
Talk timeUp to 22 h (3G)Up to 21 h (3G)
Music playerUp to 62 hbatmusicplayback1Up to 60 h
Other
ColorsBlack, White, Gold, Silver, Pink GoldGold, Space Gray, Silver
PriceAbout 910 EUR